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CCS extends G-Cloud 9 until 2019
CCS extends G-Cloud 9 until 2019 768 513 Contracts Advance

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has confirmed this week that it will extend the G-Cloud 9 framework until May 2019 despite some concerns from suppliers. The…

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1.1bn Regional Framework Winners | Key Procurement Wins | Contracts Advance
Scape unveils £1.1bn regional framework winners
Scape unveils £1.1bn regional framework winners 768 513 Contracts Advance

Morgan Sindall has bagged the key large project lot in procurement group Scape’s new regional construction framework for public sector projects in the Midlands and East of…

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DCLG Reform to Assess Housing Need | UK Housing | Public Sector | Contracts Advance
Councils sceptical of major DCLG reform to assess housing need
Councils sceptical of major DCLG reform to assess housing need 768 513 Contracts Advance

The DCLG has this week launched a consultation on a new way of assessing housing need to ensure local areas are given the appropriate funding to drive…

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STP Bodies Reporting Poor Joint Working | Contracts Advance
Almost all STP bodies reporting poor joint working
Almost all STP bodies reporting poor joint working 768 513 Contracts Advance

Significant concern has been raised about the progress of sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) today as new research found that almost none of the footprints are achieving joint…

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UK Public Sector Spend on Cloud & Digital Services in Past 5 Years Hit £2.6bn
UK public sector spend on cloud and digital services
UK public sector spend on cloud and digital services 768 513 Contracts Advance

Central government departments, local authorities and other public sector bodies in the UK have spent £2.6 billion via the Digital Marketplace in the past five years,…

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Delivering Social Value in Public Sector Procurement | Contracts Advance | Tender News
Delivering social value in public sector procurement
Delivering social value in public sector procurement 768 513 Contracts Advance

Theresa Grant, CEO of Trafford Council, explains how local authorities in the Greater Manchester area are making every penny of public spend provide that little bit…

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Public Anger Rising Over The NHS
When will public anger over the NHS reach a political tipping point?
When will public anger over the NHS reach a political tipping point? 768 513 Contracts Advance

There is an ebb and flow in reporting on the NHS as Trump, Syria and Brexit dominate front pages. But the pressure-cooker state of the entire…

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Budget Cuts Impacting Education Standards
Budget cuts having ‘detrimental’ impact on education standards
Budget cuts having ‘detrimental’ impact on education standards 768 513 Contracts Advance

Pressure being placed on schools from heavy cuts to funding is having a detrimental effect on the quality of education in the UK, a survey published…

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Scape Construction Framework
Quartet wins £7bn Scape construction framework
Quartet wins £7bn Scape construction framework 768 513 Contracts Advance

Procurement group Scape has named Willmott Dixon, Robertson, Wates and Lendlease as lead contractors across the five lots of its new National Construction framework. The expanded…

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What Theresa May’s 12-point Brexit plan really means
What Theresa May’s 12-point Brexit plan really means 768 513 Contracts Advance

The Prime Minister has answered critics of her lack of Brexit detail with a 12-point plan but what does it all actually mean? Theresa May has…

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